Trees and Benches
Tree and Bench Program
The Omaha Parks Foundation offers a Memorial/Heritage Tree and Bench Program which allows groups and individuals to donate trees or benches to commemorate special events, honor individuals or agencies, or as memorials to loved ones.
Trees and benches purchased through the program can be ordered at any time and installed/placed (as weather permits) in city parks, trails, golf courses, and playgrounds. We will try to honor your wishes for where you would like the bench or tree to be placed, pending park management considerations, or you may allow us to select the most appropriate place.
Once a memorial/heritage tree or bench has been donated, the Omaha Parks Foundation will work with you until project completion. We also have an option to have the name of the individual for whom the donation is made on a plaque (Up to 65 characters) to be added to the tree/bench.
Memorial or Heritage Bench - $2,000. Includes bench, inscribed plaque, concrete padding and installation.
Memorial or Heritage Tree - $600. Includes tree, installation, mulch, and inscribed plaque.
If you would like to donate a tree &/or bench to honor another or would like more information, please call: 402-708-0075.
**Please note: payment is due after finalization of order.
These donations qualify as a charitable contribution tax deduction as the Omaha Parks Foundation is a IRS recognized 501(c)3.
Memorials and Honors
Ali & Ryan Basye from Ryan Basye
Connie Boeka from Tegwin Maxwell
DJ Gnader from Jodi Gustafson
Ann Hosford from Amber Miller
Bench for Airborne memorial from Heartland Airborne Association
Robert Kirk St. from Zaiss & Company
Oliver “Ollie” VanDyke from Sandra Minturn
Ron A. Mortenson from Julie and family
Nick Dedinsky from his family
Smiley Family from Cindy Smiley
Doug Perry from Nancy Roberts and daughters
Matt Guililfoyle from Christine Connor
Marine Corps Memorial from Marine Corps League
Lois J. Kenkel from Dean Kenkel
H. Don Osborne from Connie and family
Anne Macklin from Nancy & Jack Kelly
MEMORIAL BENCH & TREE APPLICATION
Please fill out the information below if you are interested in purchasing a Memorial Bench or Tree. After submission of application, applicant will be contacted by OPF or Park Planner to confirm details. Once form is approved, an invoice will be sent. Payment is due at the finalization of order.
If you have a question please call 402-708-0075
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